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Dancing up a Storm with Underworld at Terminal 5 in New York (Photos)

Underworld's 2016 release Barbara Barbara... is their strongest in years and the new material is a welcome addition to their intense, epic live performance.

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26 Apr 2016 // 7:15 AM

Kangding Ray - “Brume” (Singles Going Steady)

French goth-electro artist Kangding Ray weaves sonic tapestries out of encrypted shadow-codes, little pockets of dead and actively dying light.

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Terrace Martin: Velvet Portraits

With Velvet Portraits, Martin continues on his quest to become a modern jazz-fusion great while also giving a nod to his Los Angeles roots in the process.

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Denovali Festival Returns to London With Drones, Waves and a Range of Frequencies

Two evenings of experimental and daring music transport festival-goers at St John-at-Hackney and Kings Place.

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Kanye and Mingus: Gifted, Complicated and Proud of It

Charles Mingus and Kanye West represent an extreme form of the complicated-and-proud-of-it black man, within a society that prefers its black men as uncomplicated and untroubling as possible.

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22 Apr 2016 // 11:30 AM

Bibio - “Light Up the Sky” (Singles Going Steady)

"Light Up in the Sky" injects further nuance to Bibio's sound from A Mineral Love, adding cut-up vocal samples, atmospheric textures, and reverb-drenched guitar pluckings.

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Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom: Otis Was a Polar Bear

The eclectic drummer fronts her best jazz band ever, setting up clarinet, cornet, violin, and piano to fly free and have fun. Allison Miller is a force.

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21 Apr 2016 // 2:25 PM

Moiré - “Lines + Colours” (Singles Going Steady)

Mixing insistent house percussion with Crystal Castles-esque dark-electro, Moiré's "Lines + Colours" is the soundtrack for a futuristic nightclub scene

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Miles Davis, Robert Glasper, Bilal - “Ghetto Walkin’” (Singles Going Steady)

The tempo of "Ghetto Walkin" is noticeably faster than the Davis original, yet it creates a rich texture of sound that is well paced by the dry percussion.

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21 Apr 2016 // 10:45 AM

Jameszoo - “Flu feat. Arthur Verocai” (Singles Going Steady)

Jameszoo's "Flu" is simply the greatest piece of contemporary jazz in 2016 thus far.

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Carlos Niño & Friends: Flutes, Echoes, It’s All Happening!

While interesting in concept and number of musicians involved, Carlos Niño’s new album is about as disappointing as finding out that Santa Claus doesn’t exist.

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Various Artists: Miles Ahead Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Don Cheadle, director and star of Miles Ahead, has assembled a mostly enticing soundtrack to his film, though still peppered with a few inessentials.

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20 Apr 2016 // 9:50 AM

Parc En Ciel - “pH” (Singles Going Steady)

"pH" is an ambient prog-rock dreamscape that is empty of words but replete with images.

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Santigold and Her Complicated Relationship With Pop Music

Santigold's latest album is both her most pop-oriented and also one of her most cutting and incisive, a critique of the corporate pop world her music strives to infiltrate.

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19 Apr 2016 // 2:30 PM

Tim Hecker - “Black Phase” (Singles Going Steady)

Tim Hecker is back with a new album, and he's brought all of his dark, ambient soundscapes to the table once more with "Black Phase".

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Ulli Bomans: Sort by Dragging

Ulli Bomans may deal mainly in moods, but his music still has a profoundly eerie pulse.

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19 Apr 2016 // 1:02 AM

Claffy: Claffy

Well-fashioned post-bop from an up-and-comer with a broad pedigree.

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Kenneth James Gibson - “Poured Semi Silently Upon You” (Singles Going Steady)

"Poured Semi Silently Upon You" is an orchestral ambient soundscape that bears the winding impressionistic focus of a Terence Malick film.

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Chelsea Wolfe: Abyss (Deluxe Edition)

Chelsea Wolfe's latest album, Abyss, improves upon her distinct metal-folk fusion that's characterized her music since the beginning.

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Andy Stott to Preview New Music at Denovali Festival in London This Weekend

Manchester producer Andy Stott to preview forthcoming release at Denovali Festival, in London, on April 15th.

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Emerging from My Hiatus from Big Budget Games

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"I'd gotten burned out on scope and maybe on spectacle in video games, but I think it's time to return to bigger worlds to conquer.

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